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  1. Parliament clears two-headed 'Mr Euro' for Juncker teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... Among the new Commissioners, due to take up their posts on 1 November, are 18 former (prime) ministers. The Luxembourg President has announced that the new Commission will be "very political". The new Commission must now be approved by the European ...

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  2. Small parties fume at backroom deals over Juncker teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... opposite number in the S&D, said "tough negotiations" with Juncker, the conservative former prime minister of Luxembourg, had produced an agreement on a Commission that the centre-left could support. In particular, he said, Frans Timmermans, the ...

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  3. Europe sacrifices a generation with 17-year unemployment impasseRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Thanh Nein News

    ... the bloc, growth has ground to a halt and inflation is at its lowest for five years. When EU leaders met in Luxembourg in November 1997, the soon-to-be-born euro zone's unemployment rate was about 11 percent. Jean-Claude Juncker, then prime minister ...

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  4. Measurement-to-Measurement Blood Pressure Variability Is Related to...Read the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia ; Centre d'Etudes en SantA , Centre de Recherche Public SantA , Strassen, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg ; Department of Psychology and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering , University of Maine, Orono; and Behavioral Epidemiology Section, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD . Correspondence to Georgina Crichton, Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia.

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  5. Slovenian EU commissioner rejected in blow to JunckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... -- one from each member state -- draft laws and policy for the bloc for a five-year period. But former Luxembourg premier Juncker has faced a battle with an increasingly assertive parliament to get his team through the confirmation hearings before ...

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  6. VIDEO: EU: Enlargement PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | BBC News

    ... Commission takes office, scheduled for the start of next month. The incoming Commission President, former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker, has already signalled that he does not intend for any more countries to join the EU during his ...

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  7. Will EU regret tackling Amazon over tax?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Reuters

    ... JOAQUIN ALMUNIA, SAYING: "What we want to find out by launching this probe is whether the tax authorities of Luxembourg have been too accommodating to Amazon in applying transfer pricing rules. More precisely, we are looking at whether selective tax ...

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  8. Juncker's team likely to survive EU power struggleRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | Reuters

    ... with the performance of all the candidates in their hearings, especially Hill. A source close to the former Luxembourg prime minister said he spent the weekend working the telephones to parliament leaders and Schulz "to cool things down". There are ...

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  9. [Agenda] Commissioners to-be and bearded ladies This WEEKRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | EUobserver

    ... parliament. On a more prosaic note, EU transport and justice ministers will gather for their monthly meetings in Luxembourg on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.

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  10. Moscovici set new quiz as EU executive hits political turbulenceRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Reuters

    ... center-right and center-left parties under the guidance of Juncker, the center-right former prime minister of Luxembourg, and parliamentary speaker Martin Schulz, a German Social Democrat. But Commission officials are irritated by what they see as ...

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  11. EC president Juncker to meet Samaras in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | EKathimerini

    Incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is to meet with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Friday for talks and a working lunch in the former Luxembourg premier's second visit to the Greek capital in two months. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and is informal so statements are not expected afterwards.

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  12. FACTBOX-EU Commission nominees face further hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... TUESDAY, OCT 7 0700-1000 Katainen 1230-1530 Timmermans DATE/TIME NOT SET Hill PRESIDENT JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER Luxembourg, centre-right, 59. Prime minister for 19 years. Confirmed in office by parliament after nomination by state leaders in July over ...

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  13. Georgieva teaches Juncker college a masterclassRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... the office for infrastructure and logistics in Brussels (OIB), the office for infrastructure and logistics in Luxembourg (OIL), the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) and the European School of Administration (EUAS). The fact remains that ...

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  14. Hill Faces Second Grilling in Parliament on EU Finance PostRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... office on Nov. 1. The EU Parliament can veto the team proposed by Jean-Claude Juncker, a former prime minister of Luxembourg who is set to lead the next commission, and the assembly has a track record of using a veto threat to weed out nominees it ...

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  15. Moscovici in charge of budgets seen prompting EU deficits debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | EKathimerini

    ... Parliament can veto the full 28-member commission proposed by Jean-Claude Juncker, a former prime minister of Luxembourg who is slated to lead the new European Commission, the EU's executive arm, starting next month. It cannot veto individual ...

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  16. France's Moscovici struggles to convince EU lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | West Australian

    ... we will be much tougher. We were so kind with the other political groups until now." Claude Turmes, a Green from Luxembourg, spoke of a "dirty game behind the scenes" in which the right was blocking a committee vote that could kill off Arias ...

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  17. MEPs hold up confirmation of Lord HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... we will be much tougher. We were so kind with the other political groups until now." Claude Turmes, a Green from Luxembourg, spoke of a "dirty game behind the scenes" in which the right was blocking a committee vote that could kill off Arias CaA ...

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  18. New EU executive runs into trouble in parliamentRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Reuters

    ... we will be much tougher. We were so kind with the other political groups until now." Claude Turmes, a Green from Luxembourg, spoke of a "dirty game behind the scenes" in which the right was blocking a committee vote that could kill off Arias ...

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  19. DGAP-News: Grand City Properties S.A.,: considers the various options ...Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... is a public limited liability company (socit anonyme) incorporated under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, having its registered office at 24, Avenue Victor Hugo , L 1750 Luxembourg and being registered with the Luxembourg trade and ...

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  20. Incoming EC President Jean-Claude Juncker to visit AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | EKathimerini

    Incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to visit Athens on Friday, the Commission's press office confirmed on Wednesday. The former prime minister of Luxembourg and Eurogroup president is scheduled to have a working lunch with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

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